Zen Habits delivers the goods again with an ultimate how to get lean guide . You may recognize (cough, cough) some of the contributors.
I hate to even mention this because of the sheer headline-grabbing sensationalism it wreaks of, but if you feel like shaking your fist at the ridiculous, a doctor in Britain wants to ban butter .
Like ham? Would you spend $3,000 for good ham? Check out the BBC‘s piece on the most expensive ham in the world .
A little BPA leaching couldn’t hurt, right? The NY Times reports on new concerns over BPA  in your baby’s bottle.
Omega 3’s just can’t be stopped. Is a sea change coming in conventional wisdom? Several major news outlets joined the omega-3s-are-healthy  camp this week.
- In honor of everything coconut , Marisa sent in this gluten-free cookie recipe . (Tip: Experiment with using less sugar and see how they turn out.)
- Joyful Abode is back with spicy tutorial on red pepper roasting  and a follow-up creamy soup  to put those red peppers in.
One Year Ago (January 17 – 23)
- Primal Blueprint Sample Menu  – Want to know what eating Primal for a day looks like? Here you go.
- Dear Mark: Should I Join a Gym?  – The pros and cons of paying to have a place to work out. While treadmills and stairclimbers aren’t as fun as, say, a mountain, does the gym provide additional opportunities to the modern day Grok?
Comment of the Week
Yesterday I ate a vending machine blue berry muffin. It pretty much made me ill for about 5 hours, which makes me wonder if I do have glutton sensitivity and the lack of it in my diet has lowered my defenses to it.
-Samson from The Primal Blueprint Carbohydrate Curve